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Two events at Umass, Sept. 26th

Two events at Umass were recommended to Smith CS majors by Beth Andres-Beck, Class of 05.  Beth’s father, who works at Facebook, will be visiting the UMass CS department and will give a talk (12:30-1:30 p.m.) and then attend a Facebook recruiting event targetting internships & jobs (5-7 p.m.)
More information can be found here:

September 17th, 2016 · Tags: 5 College, Events, Internships, Jobs, Talk

Computer Science Student Tea with Dr. Maria Klawe, President, Harvey Mudd College

You’re invited!
Computer Science Student Tea with Dr. Maria Klawe, President,
Harvey Mudd College
Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 3:30-4:30pm
Alumnae House
Lecture to follow at 5:00pm
President Klawe has made significant research contributions in several areas of mathematics and computer science, including functional analysis, discrete mathematics, theoretical computer science, human-computer interaction, gender issues in information technology and interactive-multimedia for mathematics [ >> more ]

April 6th, 2016 · Tags: Events, Student Activities, Talk

CS-Related Math Lunch Talk on Thursday, Nov. 19

What Can We Learn from Software Failure Data
Veena Mendiratta, Bell Labs
Failure detection and fault correction are vital to ensure high quality software. During the development and deployment phases detected failures are commonly classified by severity and tracked to meet quality and reliability requirements. Besides tracking failures, this data can be analyzed and used to qualify [ >> more ]

November 6th, 2015 · Tags: Events, Talk

AIT Budapest Study Abroad in Computer Science

Gabor Bojar, founder of AIT-Budapest, and Professor of IT Entrepreneurship will give a talk on the Budapest computer science study abroad program on Thursday, October 29 at 12 PM in Ford 241. There will be food and refreshments.

October 28th, 2015 · Tags: Events, Study Abroad

Social Justice Through Programming on Otelia Cromwell Day

Smithies in CS is hosting an hour-long Learnathon titled “Social Justice Through Programming: Creating a Website“. This is a socially conscious event for Smith College students and faculty in conjunction with Otelia Cromwell Day where teams will write programs that will make a positive difference in somebody’s life. We will teach you how to make a basic [ >> more ]

October 25th, 2015 · Tags: Events, Hackathon

Fall 2015 Presentation of the Major in Computer Science

The presentation of the Computer Science major & minors will be held on Monday, October 26th in Ford 240 from 12:10-1:00 PM. Chinese food will be served.

October 22nd, 2015 · Tags: Courses, CS Lunch, Events, Presentation of the Major

Students going to Grace Hopper 15

Good luck to Alice, Ashley, Elyse, Giovanna, Lujun, Mariem, Ren, and Youyou who are on their way to the Grace Hopper conference, which takes place in Houston, TX, this year. Grace Hopper is the largest technical conference for women in computing. Some stats on the conference, gleaned from their Web site: GHC 2015 has grown [ >> more ]

October 13th, 2015 · Tags: Conference, Events

Graduate Study Information Session at Dartmouth

Exploring Graduate Study in Computer Science
   a FREE workshop at Dartmouth College
  October 24, 2015 in Hanover, NH

Considering Grad School in CS?  Go for it:
• ​Dig deeper into research.
• Make a difference…teach!
• Earn more when you graduate.
• Open more opportunities for advancement.
• Build cool tech tools for industry.
• Be your own boss and chart your own research path.

Dartmouth invites you [ >> more ]

September 30th, 2015 · Tags: Events, Grad School

New York Times Tech Information Session

Wednesday, September 30, 5:30-6:30pm
Lazarus Center Workshop Room
Pizza provided!
The New York Times will host an information session specifically targeting students interested in technology.

Come and meet representatives from The New York Times:
Tessa Ann Taylor, Smith ’08J – Tessa Ann Taylor is a software engineer at The New York Times, where she works on the CMS (content management [ >> more ]

September 29th, 2015 · Tags: Events, Internships, Jobs

Mass Big Data Tech Trek in Amherst

Student registration for the Mass Big Data Tech Trek in Amherst has just opened.  Here are the materials to help get the word out to your students.
Five Colleges Mass Big Data Tech Trek – Amherst
Date:  Monday, September 28th from 5-7
Location:  Hosted at MassMutual’s Data Science Office | Kendrick Place | 57 E Pleasant St., Amherst, [ >> more ]

September 9th, 2015 · Tags: 5 College, Events